Next PLC

Finance Team Leader

Next PLC
Leicester, Leicestershire, UK
Competitive salary + benefits
11 May 2022
11 Jun 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Job Description

We are looking for a Finance Team Leader to join our Payment Operations team at head office in Enderby!

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with some payment operations experience and team management experience to manage and support the coordination around online payment incidents and any queries related to online payment operations. In this role you'll have 4 direct reports so we are looking for someone with people management experience but also someone who has knowledge of payment system technologies and a highly technical person who is able to think fast and problem solve in a concise and logical manner.

You'll also be dealing with multiple stakeholders in the business as well as 3rd parties so your ability to influence, think quickly and bring new ideas is really important.

This role is based at our head office in Enderby. It is an office based role.

Job Purpose:

  • To centralise Finance Response/ coordination around payment Incidents
  • To work with technical teams, customers and systems to coordinate complex Incidents
  • All day to day operational functions and queries relating to, or originating from payment operations
  • Coordination of key business projects across multiple business areas.
  • Building and maintaining effective internal Stakeholder and 3rd party relationships.
  • Identifying and improving procedures, processes and controls, assisting with the evolution and automation needs of the finance function.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day to day supervision of Finance Operations payments team
  • Coordination of payment incidents between Finance, internal support teams and 3rd party card acquirers.
  • Working closely with Internal support teams to ensure correct procedure and system operations are implemented
  • Audit control of manual payment processing throughout all online business functions
  • Management of the 3rd party relationships that fulfil payment processes according to SLA’s, in order to ensure the best possible service to our customers and stakeholders
  • Providing coaching, guidance and support of the Incident management process to ensure It delivers against the expectations of the company

About you:

  • The ability to work productively, efficiently and effectively with initiative and drive under tight timescales and pressure, whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality.
  • Proven people management experience
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, coupled with the ability to comfortably and confidently present to all levels within the business.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Be an independent problem solver that can make high quality judgments and decisions quickly.
  • Excellent organisation skills.
  • The willingness to learn, improve and adapt to changing business needs.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to think outside the box.
  • Exceptional working knowledge of MS Excel, someone that calls themself an expert.
  • SQL & Microsoft SSMS is experience is desirable but not essential
About Us
You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 35,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 500 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!

About some of our Benefits
  • ​25% off a huge selection of Next, Lipsy & Victoria's Secret products
  • Company performance based bonus
  • Next private pension
  • Sharesave scheme
  • On-site Nursery available; OFSTED outstanding in all areas
  • 10% off most partner brands & up to 15% off Branded Beauty
  • Early VIP access to sale stock
  • Access to fantastic discounts at our Staff Shops
  • Subsidised restaurant, coffee shop and juice bar
  • Access a 24/7 digital GP and other free health and wellbeing services
  • Free on-site parking
Our aim is to support all applicants during the application process and to provide reasonable adjustments when ​​necessary and requested. If you would like to request support with your application due to any health condition, feel free to get in touch with us by calling us on 0116 284 6858 and leave a voicemail.
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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